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John George BAYLIFF

Regimental number35270
Place of birthBramley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
SchoolSylvania, Tisdale, Sakatchewan, Canada
Age on arrival in Australia11
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressForestholm, Deeside, Manjimup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Bayliff, Forestholm, Deeside, Manjimup, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularKilled while carrying in the wounded men of his battery.
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialVairs-Sous-Corbie Communal Cemetery (On west side), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John William and Clara BAYLIFF, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Bramley, Leeds, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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